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Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
have not been able to make the proper investment to make sure that the kids are educated for the future. and the private sector drop comes in construction and again we know that need to be building the infrastructure to make america successful for the future and the numbers speak a lot about the weakness in the labor market and especially the weakness in the public sector where we know that we need teachers, we know that we need policemen and we need firefighters. >> correct. it's interesting that you point to the fact that people are out of work and that may be part of the reason you're seeing declining numbers but the professor of the article you're in se should be looking to unions but they're not. so given your point about so many people being out of work, the theory is that they should be looking to unions at a time of insecurity, especially and a lot of places like michigan, for example, and wisconsin, where we know unions believe they've been under attack. >> unions have been under attack and that's part of the difficulty in getting union membership up. but unions have been very
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
was unopposed in the last election. i work hard for the district. they know i'm working on education, working on the economy. they know what i'm doing. they support me and they support me as a gay man. >> frank, so last year, some people may know that rhode island's governor signed in to law the fact that marriage is performed in other states recognized in rhode island. you bring up the fact you married your husband. why isn't that good enough for you? >> because something different is -- separate is never equal. the only way it's going to be equal is when we have marriage because everybody understands marriage. we know marriage and what it means and conveys. it knows what it tells people. so personally, i won't stop until we have full marriage equality. >> do you think you have the momentum? after watching the election in november and saw the ballot measures that took place around the country, the four different ones where people voted overwhelmingly in favor of marriage equality, do you feel that the wind's at your back on this issue and the ocean state is going to see the sea change of mar
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